Arcadia Chronicles
A Monthly Publication Serving Arcadia Alumni
November 2007

Change of Address Notice!

Alumni Homecoming at Fall Fest The Alumni Office has moved and you are invited to stop by and visit your new home on campus. Blankley Alumni House is located in the former gatehouse built for William Welsh Harrison, located across from the Wishing Well and Dining Complex. It was renamed in 2005 in honor of Rosemary Deniken Blankley '57 and recently remodeled to create a warm and welcoming space for alumni to enjoy when visiting campus. The building houses the Offices of Alumni Relations and the Annual Fund and offers a comfortable alumni lounge and a conference room, designed to host alumni committee meetings. Please stop by and visit when you are on campus. The coffee pot is always on! More Photos

Experience the Arts at Arcadia

Arts at Arcadia LogoInternationally known speakers and artists and dazzling theatre productions and concerts await you at Arcadia University. Upcoming events include: The Grove, an interactive installation by Los Angeles-based artist Sean Duffy; Carnival!, the musical that reminds us Love Makes the World Go Round. Additional events for the fall and winter include a community cinema series, classical music concerts, and visiting writers.

Sign up here for updates on the various upcoming Arts at Arcadia events. For details on all upcoming events visit Arts at Arcadia.

Fall Fest Snapshot

FallFestAlumni and Families gathered as the "Knight Sky" was filled with a dazzling display of fireworks on Sat., Oct. 6, for Alumni Homecoming at Fall Fest. More Photos

Upcoming Events

Career Workshop – Now that you have polished your résumé, are you ready for the interview? Learn the skills and techniques you need for a successful interview by phone, in person or even over the Web.
Alumni Association Meeting and Reunion 2008 Workshop – Join us for our Alumni Association meeting and Luncheon. Class officers and Reunion Committee members meet to plan for Reunion 2008.

Alumni Group Goes to Jail

Alumna Sue LincolnOn Saturday, Sept. 29, Professor Emeritus Dr. Norman Johnston gave more than 40 alumni and friends a tour of Eastern State Penitentiary. Opened in 1829, Eastern State is considered to be the world’s first true penitentiary and one of the largest public-works projects of the colonial period, boasting running water and central heat before the White House. Johnston is a renowned expert of prison architecture. More Photos

Alumni Snapshot

Jeanne Halfman Harman '33, receives a new Arcadia diploma for her 96th birthday celebration on Oct. 23. Georgene Pilling '04M, Alumni Office (left), and Donna Smith, Registrar's Office (right), make the presentation. Jeanne taught in Upper Moreland until she fell in love with and married Alan Harman, Superintendent of Schools. This necessitated a change in employment and she landed a job at her alma mater, teaching a business class at Beaver College in the early '40s.

Join Alumni at WACK!

careerLois Arnold Haber '71, and Arlene Fine Klepper '71, host a private tour and cocktail reception for the special exhibit WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C. WACK! is the first comprehensive exhibition that explores the formation, development and impact of feminism in post-war contemporary art, 1965-1980. The reception will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 6–8 p.m. For more information or to R.S.V.P. please e-mail or call the Office of Alumni Relations at 215-572-2160. Please R.S.V.P., by Nov. 6.

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Arcadia Chronicles is a monthly e-newsletter published by the Offices of Alumni Relations
and University Relations and distributed to Arcadia alumni.

Writing: Georgene Pilling, Eva Korolishin, Lori Bauer, Matthew Wolf
Design: Matthew Wolf, Sue Gettlin Photography: Joshua Blustein

Office of Alumni Relations • 215-572-2160 •
Georgene Pilling, Director • Eva Korolishin, Assistant Director • Nancy Woehrle, Secretary